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openSUSE-SU-2017:2272-1: important: Security update for openvswitch
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for openvswitch
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:2272-1
Rating: important
References: #1002734 #1041447 #1041470 #1050896
Cross-References: CVE-2017-9263 CVE-2017-9265
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
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An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes
is now available.

Description:

This update for openvswitch fixes the following issues:

- CVE-2017-9263: OpenFlow role status message can cause a call to abort()
leading to application crash (bsc#1041470)

- CVE-2017-9265: Buffer over-read while parsing message could lead to
crash or maybe arbitrary code execution (bsc#1041447)

- Do not restart the ovs-vswitchd and ovsdb-server services
on package updates (bsc#1002734)

- Do not restart the ovs-vswitchd, ovsdb-server and openvswitch services
on package removals. This facilitates potential future package moves but
also preserves connectivity when the package is removed (bsc#1050896)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP3:Update update project.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-973=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3 (x86_64):

openvswitch-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-devel-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-ovn-central-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-ovn-central-debuginfo-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-ovn-common-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-ovn-common-debuginfo-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-ovn-docker-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-ovn-host-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-ovn-host-debuginfo-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-ovn-vtep-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-ovn-vtep-debuginfo-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-pki-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-test-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-test-debuginfo-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-vtep-2.7.0-4.1
openvswitch-vtep-debuginfo-2.7.0-4.1
python-openvswitch-2.7.0-4.1
python-openvswitch-test-2.7.0-4.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9263.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9265.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1002734
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1041447
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1041470
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1050896


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